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Australian Luxury Escapes have been operating luxury, small group and privately guided tours for the past 26 years. Our tours depart from Sydney, Cairns, Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide and Perth. Our small group tours average less than 10 guests with...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide David picked us up right on schedule at our hotel in Sydney for a drive out and tour through the Blue Mountains. We started out at the Featherdale Wildlife Preserve and arrived before they opened for a more private tour. Next up a...More

Thank Thexprt7
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really lovely day visiting the Blue Mountains. Our driver and guide Mark was excellent. Very knowledgable and patient . It was just us, a family of 4 , for the full day so we could do everything at our pace. We loved...More

Thank Clive H
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This service was booked for us by our travel agency for a tour to Featherdale Park and the Blue Mountains, and we could not have been happier with the quality of the guide/driver and the sites he chose to show us. I highly recommend them.More

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Grant C, Manager at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hello there, Thank you for the great review of your recent tour to the Blue Mountains. I am glad you enjoyed them as well as your visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park. We look forward to seeing you on anther Australian Luxury Escape soon. Kind Regards,...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Sydney is Sydney. Historic. Cultured. Inspiring. It's not a hard sell. And of course, our Essential tour captured this. But our guide, Hugh, elevated it from enlightening to sublime. FYI: he's Scottish! Admittedly, at first I thought, "Whoa. What's some Scottish dude know about a...More

Thank Robert O
Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hello Robert, Thank you so much for such a great review of your Essential Sydney Tour with Hugh. His enthusiasm for his adopted city is contagious and like so many other visitors to Sydney Hugh decided to stay. So glad you had a great day...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Thanks to our guide, Michelle, and of course the Daintree Rainforest, this was quite possibly one of the best tours we have ever been on. On the river, Justin pointed out crocodiles (Lizzie and Scarface), two types of kingfisher, a yellow and black snake, a...More

Thank Adam S
Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hello Adam, Thank you for your incredible review of you day out to the Daintree Rainforest with our guide Michelle. Like so many other people, it sounds like you were pleasantly surprised by the beauty and variety that the Daintree offers. I am so glad...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Our guide and driver, David, was wonderful, and we had a GREAT day! Featherdale Park was awesome, and feeding wallabies was a real treat. We picnicked in the mountains and saw a wild kangaroo with a joey, stopped at incredibly picturesque outlooks (one including a...More

Thank Ian S
Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hello Ian, Thank you for your wonderful review of your day out with our guide David to the Blue Mountains. It sounds like you experienced absolutely everything that the Blue Mountains have to offer. I am so glad that you had such a great day....More

Reviewed 29 June 2018

We were excited based on the description my travel agent provided. Didn't really match the hype. Our guide for the day was Mark, a super nice guy but seemed a bit reserved and didn't really talk much. He answered my kids' questions but did not...More

Thank RickM1331
Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hi Rick, Thank you for your review of your day to the Blue Mountains with our guide Mark and I am sorry to hear that it was below your expectations. We generally get great reviews for this destination as well as Mark as a guide...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018

Patrick, our tour guide for this all-day excursion to the Blue Mountains with a stop off at a wildlife sanctuary on the way, was phenomenal. An early retired investment banker, he gave up his career on his own terms to be with people. He had...More

Thank JerryandRoz
Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Jerry and Roz, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review of your recent tour with Patrick to the Blue Mountains. I am so delighted that you had an amazing time with us. It sounds as though you covered all of the best...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018

Rhiannon Macnaughtan is a star of Australian Luxury Escapes! Working together with her over the past year, I took a group of 14 from the US to the South Island of New Zealand for almost two weeks, then on to Australia for another week. The...More

Thank amysadventures2015
Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi Amy, Wow. Thank you so much for an amazing review of your experience with Rhiannon and Australian Luxury Escapes. I know that Rhi faced a number of challenges with your group and I cannot be more thrilled to know that everyone had such an...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018

We were picked up at our hotel and found out that we were the only ones booked for that day so it was like a private tour. Our guide, Kerima-Gae was superb - a lovely lady with great knowledge and passion. In the wildlife park,...More

Thank Barbara H
Grant C, Owner at Australian Luxury Escapes, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hello there, Thank you for your wonderful feedback and review of your tour to the Blue Mountains with our guide Kerrima-Gae. KG really is a fountain of information as you mentioned. I am glad you liked your Australian themed morning tea. That is always a...More

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Pam D
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Response from Grant C | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your email and sorry for the delay in coming back to you. Yes this tour will be very suitable for you. There is some walking but as we have very small groups we can tailor the tour to suit you. Please let me... More
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